Wife of the president, Hajiya Aisha Buhari on Saturday donated the sum of N2 million to a Non Governmental Organisation (NGO) working for the less privileged in Zamfara.
Wife of president supports Zamfara less privileged with N2m
Buhari described the initiative as a good way of improving the well being of women and children in the state.
The donation was presented by wife of Kebbi state governor, Hajiya Zainab Bagudu, who represented Mrs. Buhari at the launch of the NGO, Himma Community Health Circle Initiative (H-COHEIC).
The NGO was founded by the daughter of Zamfara state governor, Hajiya Zainab Yari.
She commended UNICEF and other partner NGOs and community based organisations for joining hands with H-COHEIC in order to bring succor to the poor and less privileged.
The coordinator of the initiative, Hajiya Samina Anka said over 50, 000 persons drawn from the 14 local government areas of the state would be the first beneficiaries of the scheme.
Similarly, the founder of the organisation, Zainab Yari, said the programme would focus more on orphans, less privileged, women and children in the state.
During the launch, about N70 million was realised, with the highest donation of N10 million coming from Alhaji Abba Aliero, a Kebbi state based businessman.
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